Church Street Workshops
I am an established professional Ceramicist working in Stoke newington N16.Born Lancashire England.Migrated to Australia, Certificate in Applied Art 1978, Diploma in Art and Design 1982.Returned to England 1984. BA Honours Degree in Ceramics 1992.Worked in London Adult Education Colleges as Ceramic Tutor and Technician from 1985 until 2013.I have been passionate about Ceramics for as long as I can remember.Reference is drawn from Period garden ornaments and ancient architechture.
My work is one off mainly wheel thrown handpainted functional ware.I use sandy white Stoneware clay for it's strength and texture. The work is fired in an electric kiln in N16.I also combine wheel thrown components with textured pressmoulded pieces.I produce durable vessels, sconces, urns, vases and Birbaths of varying size.I use combinations of shiny bright colours with the dry textural finishes.